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Read grain data and statistics about the North West Tasmania region.

Date Tas '20 Tas '19 Tas '5YA
10-Jan-2020 455 490 355
17-Jan-2020 460 485 355
24-Jan-2020 460 480 355
31-Jan-2020 480 355
07-Feb-2020 475 347
14-Feb-2020 470 347
21-Feb-2020 460 347
28-Feb-2020 445 347
06-Mar-2020 445 342
13-Mar-2020 450 342
20-Mar-2020 455 342
27-Mar-2020 445 342
03-Apr-2020 440 343
10-Apr-2020 435 343
17-Apr-2020 445 343
24-Apr-2020 450 343
01-May-2020 445 354
08-May-2020 435 354
15-May-2020 430 354
22-May-2020 440 354
29-May-2020 470 354
05-Jun-2020 468 371
12-Jun-2020 465 371
19-Jun-2020 465 371
26-Jun-2020 470 371
03-Jul-2020 465 381
10-Jul-2020 460 381
17-Jul-2020 450 381
24-Jul-2020 440 381
31-Jul-2020 440 381
07-Aug-2020 435 374
14-Aug-2020 425 374
21-Aug-2020 425 374
28-Aug-2020 425 374
04-Sep-2020 435 375
11-Sep-2020 440 375
18-Sep-2020 450 375
25-Sep-2020 455 375
02-Oct-2020 460 389
09-Oct-2020 460 389
16-Oct-2020 460 389
23-Oct-2020 460 389
30-Oct-2020 460 389
06-Nov-2020 460 383
13-Nov-2020 460 383
20-Nov-2020 460 383
27-Nov-2020 460 383
04-Dec-2020 435 375
11-Dec-2020 440 375
18-Dec-2020 445 375
25-Dec-2020 445 375
27-Dec-2019

Grain Commentary

  • Wheat: Up $5 ($455 to $465/tonne). Barley: Up $10 ($415 to $425/tonne). Maize: Steady ($495 to $505/tonne). Canola Meal: Steady ($455 to $465/tonne).
  • Grower selling has remained slow over the last week, but if further rainfall is seen it may entice more growers to enter the market.
  • Despite rainfall across the region offering improved feed conditions looking forward, both wheat and barley markets have remained firm this week.
  • The rainfall has also seen some forward crop contracting, as growers begin to build confidence in soil moisture profiles for next season’s winter cropping season.
  • Price direction for markets in these areas is likely to be dictated by the amount of grower selling across the next few weeks.

Notes:

Change in price is the change since the last report. Prices are estimates based on delivery to dairy farms with allowance for freight, storage, and marketing costs, but exclusive of GST. Wheat prices are for the relevant stockfeed wheat available in a region (ASW, AGP, SFW1 or FED1) and F1 for barley.

This report has been commissioned by Dairy Australia to provide an independent and timely assessment of grain and hay markets in each dairying region. It should be remembered that actual prices may vary for quality or other reasons. Whilst all reasonable steps have been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this report, to the fullest extent permitted by Australian law Dairy Australia disclaims all liability for any inadvertent errors and for any losses or damages stemming from reliance upon its content. Dairy Australia recommends that all persons seek independent advice and, where appropriate, advice from a qualified adviser, before making any decisions about changes to business strategy.

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